Changes to Board of Pilgrim's Pride

by 5m Editor
4 January 2010, at 6:21am

US - Wesley Mendonca Batista of JBS has replaced 'Bo' Pilgrim as chairman of the board of Pilgrim's Pride, and two previous members of the board have been removed.

According to Meatingplace, Wesley Mendonca Batista, chief operating officer of JBS S.A., has replaced 81-year-old Lonnie 'Bo' Pilgrim as chair on the board of directors of Pilgrim's Pride Corp.

Citing a filing at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the report adds that Mr Pilgrim Senior will remain a member of the board but Lonnie Ken Pilgrim, the company's vice president, and Richard Cogdill, its chief financial officer, have been removed.